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The question this week comes from Daniel: “How can I better teach my players to move off the ball in order to dominate possession?“   Additional video & reading Session Plan Library PDP Magazine: The Perfect Storm – Mark Upton...

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The question this week comes from Spence: “Is it ever too late to teach your players to play out from the back?  Particularly when you’re leading a team of mixed ability.  Can the players catch up on this concept?“  ...

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Possession has become a huge trend in football coaching. But are we educating our young players to retain the ball well enough? Is our practice design representative of the game? PDP Technical Advisor, Dan Wright discusses how we can help...

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The question this week comes from David: “I am currently coaching a group of U8’s and they have just moved from 5-aside to 7-aside. How can I get them to spread out and try to maintain possession?“   Your Turn:...

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The question this week comes from Gary: “I started coaching my U13 team this year and the main issue I have is getting the team to keep possession and getting the players to be comfortable on the ball. I have...

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The Player Development Project advocates game based coaching and a constraints approach. Football is often over-complicated by coaches and it’s easy to forget how much can be taught within small-sided games where players have to deal with the three key elements of...